At over 2.6 million units, 2015 saw the highest number of newly registered cars ever sold in the UK. Yet this figure was outnumbered nearly 3 to 1 by more than 7 million used car sales.  So what makes a used car the more desirable buy for so many car owners?

A shiny, new car, driven straight out of the car dealership. It’s one of the ultimate aspirations for most people, right? However, are they actually worth it compared to used cars?

The luxury cars featured here have performed well when tested. They have good reliability and safety ratings. Top luxury cars are like any other. Depreciation of new models happens almost instantaneously upon purchase. However, luxury cars hold their value comparatively well. The quality of these vehicles means they stay nicer for a long time than some vehicles. Luxury cars look and feel timeless whether you purchase a new or pre owned car.